The Black-bellied Whistling Duck stands about 20-22 inches in height, is easily domesticated and lays from 12- 16 white eggs in a hollow a tree, a nesting bow or on the ground.
The Black-bellied Whistling Ducks breed in Arizona, but they live mostly in Texas.
They feed in shallow water on tubers and other water vegetation.
Unlike most ducks, the Black-bellied Whistling Ducks are nocturnal. They feed and sleep during the day.